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English definition of “negativism”

negativism

noun [U]     /ˈneɡ.ə.tɪ.vɪ.zəm/ US  /-t̬ɪ-/ (also negativity)
the feeling of not expecting good things, or considering only the bad side of a situation: There's a real attitude of negativism among the team at the moment.Not hopeful
(Definition of negativism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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